Penguin & Gingerbread Santa Sac Pattern Download


Unbelievably popular, the excitement these sacs generate is palpable! Even the big ‘kids’ love these Santa Sacs!

Go green in style this Christmas. Big Time!

Please note this pattern is a download.

Finished bags are a generous 19″ x 29″


Please note this pattern is a download. You will receive a link in your order confirmation once it is purchased. You will also be emailed a link in your receipt from Quilts by Jen. If you do not receive the email in your in box please check your spam and junk folders as unfortunately these types of emails often end up in these folders.

The Penguin and Gingerbread Santa Sack Pattern is our newest Santa Sac pattern. I made the first Penguin for my great niece and the Gingerbread for my husband. Yes, even the big ‘kids’ love these Santa Sacs! The pattern provides detailed information to create a 19″ x 29″ fully lined, box-bottom finished bag complete with drawstrings.

You can make these sacs with just 2m (2.2yards) of fabric plus the appliqué bits and pieces.

Red Santa Sac with gingerbread applique

My husband’s Gingerbread Santa Sac

Red santa sac with penguin applique

Michael’s nephew’s Penguin Santa Sac

These bags are a huge hit on Christmas morning and are a great way to reduce wrapping paper! I made a set for Michael’s niece and nephew and each year after opening their presents they hand the sacs back to us with the instruction to “Fill them up again next year Uncle Mick and Auntie Jen!”

Buy the pattern now to receive detailed, step-by-step instructions to create your own. The Penguin and Gingerbread pattern contains:

  • 4 pages of detailed instructions,
  • full size cutting templates for the all the appliqué including a full alphabet and
  • links to detailed tutorials on my website.

Be sure to check out the following tips and tricks related to making these wonderful keepsake Santa Sacs:

Of course, I also take custom orders for Santa Sacs so just contact me and I’ll make one for you!

Additional information

Pattern Media

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Experience Level

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced